Delicious Pecan Fruit Cake

Fruit Cake has a bad reputation as being dry and heavy like a brick.  I found this delicious recipe many years ago on the back of a cake mix.  I have adjusted it to taste like a fruit cake that my family fell in love with from a local market.  It was a southern pecan…

Applesauce Raisin Squares with Brown Butter Frosting

I have had this recipe since high school and it came from McCall’s magazine.  For a long time I used the clipping from the magazine until I started transferring my recipes to 4″ x 6″ cards and I added that it came from McCall’s.  The magazine has been out of publication now for over a…

Black Forest Cheese Cake

Black Forest Cheese Cake will impress your family and friends.  Only don’t tell them how easy it is to make.  Whenever you want a wonderful cake for a special occasion, you can go wrong with this one.  It is made using a chocolate cake mix, cherry pie filling, container of fudge frosting, can of condensed…

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Heirloom Recipe

This is a wonderful dessert that can be made from items in your cabinet.  Most of the time when I make it I don’t have the cherries but this time I did.  I keep nuts in the freezer for baking.  Usually I buy them on sale in the fall and buy extra for the freezer….

History of Pig Picking Cake

  My daughter always talked about a wonderful cake called Pea Pick’n Cake when she was young.  The only problem was the mother who made the cake would not share the recipe.  That was before Paula Dean and internet.  This was not uncommon for recipes to held close as a cook’s secret .   It…